WJMC - West Jefferson Medical Center

WJMC - West Jefferson Medical Center

Meet the Hospital Administrators


WJMC - West Jefferson Medical Center - Nancy R. Cassagne
Nancy R. Cassagne, President and Chief Executive Officer
A Certified Public Accountant, Mrs. Cassagne has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare, government, not-for-profit and utility organizations. She is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. A native of Jefferson Parish and active in the community, she also has the special distinction of being born at West Jefferson Medical Center. As President and Chief Executive Officer, Mrs. Cassagne’s professional responsibilities include oversight for the administration and operation of West Jefferson Medical Center. She provides President and CEO-level direction and management for hospital activities in conjunction with the Medical Staff. Nancy was appointed CEO in April 2008 after serving as Chief Financial Officer since October 2006 when she was hired to fill a vacancy created in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

WJMC - West Jefferson Medical Center - Angela Greener
Angela Greener, Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer, Angela oversees a variety of areas including Allied Health services, Facilities and Plant Operations, Quality and Care Coordination, Primary and Specialty Physician Practices, Service Line and Business Development, and Emergency Medical Services. Angela began her career as a nurse at West Jefferson in 1981. She then worked in both hospital provider and health insurance arenas, including many years with the Principal Financial Group. She then returned to West Jefferson Medical Center in 1995 as the Executive Director for Omega Claim Services. Angela has over 30 years of healthcare experience from direct patient care in the emergency room to operations and development.

WJMC - West Jefferson Medical Center - CNO Barbara Reece
Barbara Reece, Chief Nursing Officer
As Chief Nursing Officer, Barbara‘s primary role at West Jefferson will consist of providing strategic and operational leadership to the nursing department, while maintaining cost-effective quality care and patient satisfaction. Prior to joining West Jefferson, she served as the Chief Nursing Officer/Associate Administrator for Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital in Houston from 2001-2015. Under her tenure, the hospital received the Pathway to Excellence designation and the facility exceeded HCAHPS patient satisfaction scores for several indicators. Reece received her Masters of Science degree in Nursing from Texas Women’s University, a nursing fellowship from the University of Pennsylvania through the Johnson & Johnson Wharton Fellows Management Program for Nurse Executives, and she is currently working on completing her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

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